Introduction: The Political Economy of Great Works of Literature
By Robert M. Whaples
Classic novels, plays, and short stories engross the reader while sparking the contemplation of profound truths and enduring moral questions about how individuals should live their lives. The essays in our Winter 2020/21 symposium grapple with what great literature can tell us about the political and economic arrangements that make for a flourishing society.
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